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[Podcast/Video] International Arbitration Across the Pond: Everything JAMS Part 1

by Ranse Howell, Kim Taylor
December 2020

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris Poole

In the first installment of a two-part episode, Ms. Taylor and Mr. Howell discuss how JAMS has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and its expansion in the international arbitration space. The podcast also explores how JAMS is meeting the legal community’s needs for more efficient and expedited arbitration offerings and examines broader trends such as digitalization within arbitration.


Ranse Howell is a member of the senior management team and oversees international efforts at JAMS. Ranse is an accomplished leader in cross-border alternative dispute resolution, with over a decade of experience in mediation, training, conflict management and business development. At JAMS, he supervises a global team with representatives in multiple markets across the United States as well as in China, Mexico and the United Kingdom, among other countries.

Previously, Ranse was head of the Negotiation and Leadership Academy at the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution and a mediator in both New York and California. He led the Civil Justice Reform Initiative for the Republic of Moldova and worked on multinational cases in Hong Kong, Ireland and South Africa. Ranse was also a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster for nearly four years.

In her role as COO at JAMS, Kim Taylor oversees JAMS operations in the United States and abroad. Working directly with the President and CEO, and leading a team that spans 25 resolution centers across North America, Taylor is responsible for the company's day-to-day operating activities. She also provides operational support for JAMS International, headquartered in London.